1990 Korea Baseball Organization

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The 1990 Korea Baseball Organization was the 9th KBO season. The LG Twins won the title in their first season, replacing the MBC Blue Dragons. It was the league's last one with an odd number of teams, as an 8th team would join in 1991. Dong-yol Son won his third and final KBO MVP with a typical dominant year, taking his 4th pitching Triple Crown.


The KBO MVP was Dong-yol Son. The KBO Rookie of the Year was Dong-soo Kim.

The following players won Gold Gloves, which in the KBO go to the best overall player at each position are not a defensive (only) award.


  1. LG Twins, 71-49
  2. Haitai Tigers, 68-49-3
  3. Binggrae Eagles, 68-50-2
  4. Samsung Lions, 66-52-2
  5. Taepyungyang Dolphins, 58-59-3
  6. Lotte Giants, 44-71-5
  7. OB Bears, 35-80-5

Playoffs: Samsung def. Binggrae, 2 games to 0. Samsung def. Haitai, 3 games to 0.

1990 Korean Series: LG def. Samsung, 4 games to 0

Offensive Leaders[edit]

Pitching Leaders[edit]

  • ERA - Dong-yol Son, Haitai 1.13
  • Wins - Dong-yol Son, 22
  • Saves - Jin-woo Song, Binggrae 27
  • Strikeouts - Dong-yol Son, 189